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GDIT Named Single Enterprise IT Provider for National Defense University; Zannie Smith Comments

General Dynamics‘ information technology unit will provide enterprise information technology services to the National Defense University as the NDU’s single-service provider, General Dynamics announced Thursday. GDIT won five-year contract potentially worth $39.9 million from the General Services Administration‘s Federal Systems Integration and Management Center. “Enterprise IT is driving innovation for defense, …

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Microsoft Could Help DC Develop St Elizabeth’s Tech Center

Microsoft is a preferred candidate of the D.C. local government to open a technology innovation center on the east campus of St. Elizabeths Hospital, the Washington Post reports. According to writer Jonathan O’Connell, Mayor Vincent Gray’s economic development team wants Microsoft, French lighting firm Citelum and Atlanta-based architectural modeling company …

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ICF to Help Natl Eye Institute with Health Education Multimedia, Journal Article Writing; Shelly Heath-Watson Comments

ICF International has won a potential five-year contract with the National Eye Institute to provide communications services for the National Eye Health Education Program, the company announced Wednesday. The company will provide creative and multimedia services, help write articles for peer-reviewed journals, develop abstracts and give presentations at national conferences …

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GSA Plans to Seek Industry Ideas for SW DC Redevelopment

The General Services Administration intends to issue a request for information soliciting ideas from private industry to redevelop the L’Enfant Plaza area in Southwest Washington, according to a Sept. 28 FedBizOpps notice of intent. Several government agencies maintain office space in that area, referred to by GSA as Federal Triangle …

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Sotera CEO John Hillen Elected PSC Board Chair

John Hillen, president and CEO of Sotera Defense Solutions, has been elected chairman of the board for the Professional Services Council. According to a Sotera release, Hillen’s term runs through October 2013. The PSC is a national trade association representing firms that provide professional and technical services to the federal …

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Harris to Run FAA Enterprise Msg Service; John O’Sullivan Comments

Harris Corp. will operate an enterprise messaging service for the Federal Aviation Administration‘s systems-wide information management program, the company announced Monday. The company announced the potential $63 million award, given through the agency’s Telecommunications Infrastructure contract, at the Air Traffic Control Association Conference and Exposition taking place in Washington this …

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Raytheon Partnership Aims for First Responder Mobile Comm Tech Interoperability; TJ Kennedy Comments

Raytheon has partnered with communications applications maker Twisted Pair Solutions to develop technology so police, fire and emergency rescue workers can communicate using several types of mobile devices. Raytheon said Twisted Pair will integrate its WAVE software with Raytheon’s interoperability server to securely connect smartphones and tablets to existing land …

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